Definition of transfer fee in English:

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transfer fee

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British
A fee paid by one soccer or rugby club to another for the transfer of a player.
Example sentences
  • The issue is the transfer system, where a player who has a contract with one club is not allowed to move to a different club unless a compensation fee, a transfer fee, is paid.
  • The obtaining of such permission invariably involves the payment of a transfer fee to the former club, in ostensible compensation for the loss of the player concerned.
  • However, the two clubs have yet to officially confirm a transfer fee - United having increased their bid to £25 million over the weekend.
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